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Title: Copy of a Despatch from the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, Reporting the Arrival of the Ship "Gentoo" with Female Immigrants
Description: London, House of Lords. 1851. 20pp. Folio. British Parliamentary Paper HL312. Reports on first vessel sent by The Association for the Promotion of Female Emigration to the Cape. Reports on total lack of discipline & good order on board with much impropriety, female immigrants disquising themselves as sailors etc. Master & Surgeon involved in improper conduct. Much on morals & diseases of the immigrants. A fascinating report. A very fine copy.

Keywords: South Africa Cape of Good Hope Immigration Emigration

Price: GBP 50.00 = appr. US$ 71.40 Seller: Empire Books
- Book number: 124715

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